Tornado

NASA Sheds Light on This Week's Deadly Tornado Outbreak

A space-based animation shows how fierce storms are sowing destruction over the South.

Will Global Warming Produce More Tornadoes?

In the wake of a devastating series of twister strikes, here's what the latest science has to say.

Gone in 50 Seconds: The Craziest Video From the Washington, Illinois, Tornado

What it looks like to be inside a structure as the storm demolished it.

America's Most Violent Tornadoes Since 1950, Seen on One Blustery Map

Twister activity gets intriguing treatment in this explorable visualization.

What It Would Take to Make Tornado Warnings Better

Right now, 15 minutes might be the best we can do. But with the right tools, we could completely overhaul in the way we forecast tornadoes.

This Is What the Scar From a Tornado Looks Like Through a Suburban Town

Aerial images of destruction on a stunning scale.

The Moore Tornado May Have Done $2 Billion of Damage

That's about a quarter the size of Oklahoma's state budget.

New Satellite-Eye Views of the Deadly Oklahoma Tornado

Even from space, the storm that dropped the Moore tornado looks chilling.

The Surprising Reason Oklahoma Doesn't Have Enough Tornado Shelters

Yesterday's tornado was deadly not just because of the vagaries of the sky. It was deadly, too, because of the fickleness of the ground.

'Worse Than May 3, 1999'

What will Oklahoma's recovery cost?

Moore, Oklahoma, Has an Uncanny History of Violent Tornadoes

Three major twisters have hit the city since 1999. Here's a look at how improbable that is.

Terrifying Images of the Damage Wrought by the Texas Tornadoes

At least 6 people were killed; scores more were injured.

Satellite Saw Deadly Tornado Minutes Before It Hit Texas Town

This image was taken right before a huge tornado hit the Dallas/Ft. Worth area, killing at least six people.

Phil Campbells and the Recovery of Phil Campbell, Ala.

Would-be conventioneers continue to aid a tornado damaged town that shares their name